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Woman's body found in Lincolnshire wood

A woman's body has been found in a Wood near Gainsborough. Police officers were called to the scene just before 10am today following a report that a body had been found.

Formal identification has not been completed but police believe they know who the woman is and they are contacting family members. Police remain at the scene completing their investigations.


Police appeal to find missing Gainsborough woman

Police are appealing for help to find a woman missing from Gainsborough.

Leah Palushi

Leah Palushi has not been seen since she left her home on Tuesday evening. Her family are concerned for her welfare.

Police say the 35-year-old is believed to have been wearing a green parka coat, jeans and brown Ugg boats at the time of her disappearance.

Anyone who knows Leah's whereabouts is urged to get in touch.

Council workers to hold silence for Tunisia attack victims

Council workers in Lincolnshire will hold a minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terror attack today.

Tributes will be paid to 24-year-old Carly Lovett from Gainsborough during a West Lindsey District Council meeting.

As leader of West Lindsey District Council I would like to offer our sincerest condolences to all the families and friends of those who were killed or injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

– Cllr Jeff Summers, leader of the council

Carly Lovett's funeral cortege arrives at church

The funeral service of Carly Lovett, held at All Saints' Parish Church in Gainsborough, has just begun.

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Carly's family and fiancé pay an emotional farewell to Carly.

Carly's family have requested that mourners give blood or make a donation to the Red Cross in memory of Carly.


Burglary at Gainsborough play centre

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a burglary at a play centre in Gainsborough.

The incident at Playhouse was reported at 11.11pm on Sunday 5th July after a central alarm activated at the premises on Corringham Road Industrial Estate.

A window and door at the address were damaged by offenders to gain entry but it is believed nothing was stolen.

It is thought that four male offenders may have been involved in the incident.

Police believe missing Grimsby teen may be in Gainsborough

Police in Lincolnshire are searching for a teenage girl who has been missing since Saturday evening.

Police think Molly Hawkins may be in Gainsborough Credit: Humberside Police

18-year-old Molly Hawkins was last seen as she left her father's house in Grimsby. Molly is described as 5ft 6ins tall, with red straight shoulder length hair and wears glasses.

Molly was last seen at 9pm on Sunday evening wearing a pair of black Adidas tracksuit bottoms, black shoes and a blue coloured tracksuit top and had her hair tied up in a bun.

It is thought Molly may be in the Gainsborough area of Lincolnshire.

Warning after lambs not fit for human consumption stolen from Gainsborough farmer

Police are warning after a number of sheep not fit for human consumption have been stolen from a farm in Gainsborough.

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The ewe and 22 lambs and were taken from a field on the Causeway at Gainsborough between Monday and Tuesday this week.

There are concerns that the animals may have been taken for food but are not suitable for human consumption having been recently wormed and spayed.

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